Interested in becoming a volunteer listener, fundraiser, therapist etc.?
Interested in volunteering? Would you like to support Recovery Haven Kerry to provide free cancer support to the people of Kerry? Check out the links below to see volunteer opportunities.
Recovery Haven Kerry recognises the unique contributions that volunteers make to our organisation. Volunteers are central to all we do in Recovery Haven Kerry. Without the significant efforts, skills, talents and contributed time we would not be able to deliver the quality and range of service. Volunteers enrich all we do and we would like to assure you of our appreciation of your volunteerism and we commit to doing our very best to make your volunteering experience a productive and rewarding one.
What is a volunteer?
A volunteer is an individual who contributes time and services to Recovery Haven Kerry without monetary payment.
Who can volunteer?
Recovery Haven Kerry welcomes all and will consider involving anyone as a volunteer. Individuals must however be able to demonstrate a commitment to the aims and mission statement of Recovery Haven Kerry. Volunteers will only be placed after their needs and contribution as a volunteer match the needs of Recovery Haven Kerry. No person who has a conflict of interest with any aspect of Recovery Haven Kerry will be accepted as a volunteer.
What type of Volunteers are Recovery Haven Kerry looking for?
The following are the areas we have volunteers
Listeners (These are house volunteers who support the visitors to Recovery Haven Kerry and help in the day to day running of the centre’s, training provided)
Specialist areas- Exercise classes and groups , Art and Crafts, meditation, mindfulness etc
Fundraising Committee Member
Thank you for choosing to support our work!
“It costs an average of €240,000 per annum to keep our doors open and almost 90 percent of those costs are generated through fundraising. We pride ourselves on having an active and energetic fundraising committee that works tirelessly to organize, plan and coordinate fundraising events right across the year. However, we are always looking for new ideas and support, whether someone wants to join our fundraising committee or organize an event for us.
If you or someone you know would be interested in supporting Recovery Haven Kerry in our fundraising efforts, have an idea that you feel would support our mission to provide free cancer support services to the people of Kerry, or would simply like to get involved in raising funds please call us today on 0667192122 or email for more information on how to get involved,
Want to host a fundraising event but not sure where to start? Check out the Hints, Tips, and Fundraising A-Z below for some great ideas
HINTS & TIPS
Hints and tips We have listed a few pointers to help you plan your fundraising event or activity:
- Think about all the contacts you have and how they may be able to help you
- Put together a budget and think of ways to keep costs down. Approach businesses or individuals for gifts in kind, and think what you can offer in return – publicity, free tickets to an event, and expertise
- Build a support team to assist. Consider your audience and how you can market to them and attract their attendance or involvement
- Check community or sporting calendars to ensure there are no major clashes with your event Have a contingency plan – particularly if the event outdoors Always looks at other ways to raise more money out of your event, i.e. a raffle at a dinner, a silent auction, or a quiz night
Interested in partnering up with Recovery Haven Kerry Cancer Support House to help ?
By partnering with us, your business and employees will benefit as we work with you to achieve positive outcomes in line with your Corporate Social Responsibility Policy provide free cancer support services to the people of Kerry.
To discuss the many ways in which your organisation can get involved with us, please contact Marisa on 0667192122 or email for more information about how you and your team can get involved.